The opening night of the 2010 Class B boys’ Stutsman County Tournament has come and gone, and according to the seeding there were no surprises at the Jamestown Civic Center on Thursday night.
Top-seeded LaMoure rolled past Pingree-Buchanan-Kensal 63-32 in the first quarterfinal of the evening, and then it was fourth-seeded and two-time defending champion Central Prairie’s turn with a 65-55 win over Edgeley-Kulm.
In the night bracket, No. 2-seeded Ellendale skated past Midkota 61-40, and No. 3-seeded Carrington wrapped up Day 1 with a 54-37 win over Kidder County.
The No. 1-ranked Linton boys’ basketball team received a scare, but the Central Cass Squirrels weren’t scary enough.
The Lions weathered a combined 48 points from Central Cass’s 6-foot-7 senior center Harrison Weber and 6-5 senior forward Riley Streit to hang on to a 76-73 victory during the Linton Class B Basketball Jamboree inside the Civic Center.
In Tuesday’s edition of The Sun, Carrington was incorrectly listed as having defeated Central Prairie in the Stutsman County Boys’ Basketball Tournament at the Jamestown Civic Center.
Central Prairie won the game 56-43 to repeat as the tournament’s champion.
Exactly one year ago, the Central Prairie boys’ basketball team elevated itself from near obscurity to a bonafide Region 3 contender in three short games.
A Las Vegas bet on the Firebirds beating the then 7-0 and No. 6-ranked Carrington Cardinals in the championship of last year’s Stutsman County Tournament could have possibly made someone a millionaire.
The odds were that long.
Pingree-Buchanan-Kensal posted a victory in its volleyball season opener with a four-game victory over Central Prairie on Monday night.
Jackie Thomas recorded eight kills, seven digs, four blocks and two aces in the Rebels’ 25-11, 25-11, 17-25, 25-21 victory over the Firebirds. Brooke Schmeichel had 17 assists and three aces and Maria Simonson seven digs.
Shiloh Christian rallied from a 5-2 deficit, scoring four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning, to defeat the Central Prairie Firebirds 6-5 in Tuesday’s Region 8 Class B baseball tournament in Steele.
In order to win in the postseason, teams need players to step up in the clutch.
That’s exactly what the Ellendale Cardinals received in Saturday’s District 5 boys’ basketball semifinals against Litchville-Marion-Montpelier at the Jamestown Civic Center.
The Hazleton-Moffit-Braddock Tigers opened up the Class B girls’ basketball season with an 82-15 win over the Central Prairie Firebirds at home Monday night.
December 02, 2008
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